The tip is the end of something, especially when it is narrow or pointed.
Therefore, we can talk about the tip of our fingers, the tip of a pen or stick, the tip of an island or peninsula, etc.
The tip of the iceberg. Since floating icebergs have a significant proportion of their mass below the surface of the water, this means that a problem is or may become much bigger than it seems.
To tip means to pour something somewhere.
You can tip some chopped onion into a bowl or the peel into the bin.
It also means to dump as well as the place where rubbish is dumped. If a place is described as a tip, it is dirty.
You tip someone or give someone a tip (gratuity) when you give them some money in order to thank them for their services.
Examples may include waiters in a restaurant, porters or taxi drivers.
To tip something means to tilt it or move it into a sloping position.
When something is on the tip of your tongue, it is something you want to say and you think you will remember it soon.
When you tip a ball, you hit it.
If you tiptoe, you walk very quietly while keeping your heels off the ground.
A tip is a useful piece of advice.
Do you want to expand your vocabulary? Here are a few good tips:
– Read a lot.
– Find words that are related to the ones you already know.
– Make flashcards.
– Make sentences.
– Say the words out loud and record yourself.
– Take notes when you come across a word or phrase you want to remember (e.g. in a song, a movie or the Internet)
– Use the new words the next time you speak English.
Happy English learning!!!